BUFFALO, N.Y. – Scientists at the University at Buffalo
have identified the single transcription factor or “master
switch” that initiates the critical myelination process in
the brain. Funded by New York Stem Cell Science, the research will
be published online in Proceedings of the National Academy of
Sciences (PNAS) on June 30.
The University at Buffalo has launched the Department of
Materials Design and Innovation (MDI), a forward-leaning,
interdisciplinary initiative that will address regional and
national demand for new materials that accelerate research and
education in advanced manufacturing and biotechnology.
Beachgoers and anglers may despise algae, but bacteria such as
E. coli and salmonella revel in it. That’s according to
University at Buffalo researchers who have found that green algae
in the Great Lakes not only protect bacteria from destruction by
the sun’s ultraviolet rays, but feed the organisms as
BUFFALO, N.Y. – University at Buffalo faculty together
with Buffalo business leaders visited Jamaica to conduct
foundational meetings with the Jamaica Ministry of Health to
collaborate on developing programs for Jamaica in the study and
treatment of HIV and hepatitis C (HCV).
The University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of
Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences will partner with
the Buffalo Niagara Enterprise, Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and
National Grid to sponsor New York’s pavilion at the 2014 BIO
International Convention, the world’s largest event for the
biotechnology industry being held June 23-26 in San Diego.
Motorists in Los Angeles, San Francisco and other gridlocked
cities could learn something from the fruit fly. Scientists have
found that cellular blockages, the molecular equivalent to traffic
jams, in nerve cells of the insect’s brain can form and
dissolve in 30 seconds or less.
Yesterday’s Supreme Court decision in the Limelight
Networks v. Akamai Technologies case states criminal law should not
bear much weight in how third-party infringement of property rights
cases are decided, according to a University at Buffalo Law School
professor and expert on cyberspace legal issues.
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